The contemporary political history of Hebei Province

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Fear and Suspicion Stalk Streets of Shijiazhuang After Bombings
Agence France Presse, 17 March 2001. A total of four blasts rocked the capital at around dawn Friday, with residents saying up to 200 people were killed. Locals overwhelmingly believed the blasts were the work of either anti-government forces or disgruntled workers in the city's backbone textile industry.
Five More Arrested for Shijiazhuang Explosions
China News Digest, 1 April 2001. Five new suspects have been arrested in Shijiazhuang city on suspicion that they are linked to a deadly blast that killed 108 on March 12. They were arrested during a crackdown on producers of illegal explosives in Luquan city.